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North Korean foreign minister to visit Iran

Tehran, North Korean foreign minister is expected to visit Iran in the coming days, the country's official news agency reported.

North Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs Ri Yong Ho will pay an official visit to Iran following his trip to Singapore this week, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on Thursday.

Ri is expected to attend a meeting at the ASEAN Forum in Singapore and arrived in the country on Friday.

The DPRK government delegation headed by Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho left here today to pay an official visits to Singapore and Iran, KCNA reported.

'Ri Yong Ho is to attend the Ministerial Meeting of the ASEAN Regional Forum due in Singapore before making an official visit to it.'

Since the beginning of the year, Ri has visited China, Russia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, and Sweden.

A North Korean delegation, comprising two high-level officials, visited Iran last year to attend the inauguration ceremony of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who was re-elected for a second term in May 2017.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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